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Not TINA (There Is No Alternative) but TAPAS: THERE ARE PLENTY OF ALTERNATIVES
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Why we couldn’t care less about the natural world — Dark Mountain — Medium

Why we couldn’t care less about the natural world — Dark Mountain — Medium | real utopias | Scoop.it

A YouGov poll showed that the number of respondents placing the environment among their top three issues of concern rose from 6% in mid-January to 23% in mid-February. By early April — though the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change had just published two massive and horrifying reports — the proportion had fallen back to 11%.

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A self-critique: Building the revolution on empathy - The Knox Student

A self-critique: Building the revolution on empathy - The Knox Student | real utopias | Scoop.it

Today I want to take a brief critical look back at my column from two weeks ago, “Building the revolution on empathy.” I think that the writing I’ve done so far on the topic of revolution/widespread social change has been accurate in many ways, but it’s lacked applicability and, at times, critical perspective. Specifically, though human empathy is critical, there is a whole lot more to widespread political change than just that. In the last few weeks I’ve been reading books and working with organizations that have given me a wider window into the world of activism and social change. These experiences have made me realize how little I really know. They’ve also given me hope for our way forward.

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Economist, specialized in political economy and peer-to-peer dynamics; core member of the P2P Foundation